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Review: Festival of the Bluegrass, day three

Del McCoury and J.D. Crowe at the Festival of the Bluegrass. The final full day of the 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass, June 8, featured the Masters of Bluegrass -- including J.D. Crowe, Del McCoury and Bobby Osbourne. The 40th annual Festival of the Bluegrass was June 6 to 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Rich Copley | staff.
Del McCoury and J.D. Crowe at the Festival of the Bluegrass. The final full day of the 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass, June 8, featured the Masters of Bluegrass -- including J.D. Crowe, Del McCoury and Bobby Osbourne. The 40th annual Festival of the Bluegrass was June 6 to 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Rich Copley | staff. Lexington Herald-Leader

The fun and beauty found in six of the featured acts that performed Saturday -- including Blue Highway and the Masters of Bluegrass -- was in how they got bluegrass’ thematic and spiritual foes to mirror the aptly summery feel of their string sounds.

Read the review at Walter Tunis' blog, The Musical Box.

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